Coda File System

Appendix B. System Configuration Files

File Where Created By Edited By Purpose /vice/db initpw auth2 User password database of in binary format used by auth2 . /vice/db vice-setup   Used for secure communication among Coda servers.
dumplist /vice/db vice-setup createvol_rep Specifies which volumes to backup and when.
files /vice/db vice-setup hand Update uses the files in files as a list of files to keep up to date.
servers /vice/db vice-setup hand Server number. Used as part of a volume number.
VLDB /vice/db   Volume Location Database. Used by clients to locate volumes.
prot_users.db, prot_index.db /vice/db pdbtool pdbtool User and group database used by Coda file-servers
volutil .tk /vice/db vice-setup   Used for secure communication among Coda servers.
VRDB /vice/db volutil , makevrdb volutil , makevrdb Map group volume names and numbers from a replicated volume to a VSG and the read-write volumes that make up the replicated volume.
VSGDB /vice/db vice-setup hand By createvol_rep to map a VSG to a set of servers.
ROOTVOLUME /vice/db vice-setup hand By codasrv to tell clients what volume should be mounted at the root of our Coda tree.
AllVolumes /vice/vol   Human readable version of VLDB
maxgroupid /vice/vol vice-setup createvol_rep By creatvol_rep when allocating group ids
partitions /vice/vol   Lists vice partitions for all servers.
RWlist /vice/vol createvol_rep   Lists all read write volumes.
VolumeList /vice/vol createvol_rep   List of volumes on server
VRlist /vice/vol volutil volutil Human readable version of VRDB.
SrvLog /vice/srv codasrv   Log of server activity.
SrvLog- ?? /vice/srv volutil   Old SrvLog. /vice/db vice-setup Used for securing the communication between the update daemons.
UpdateClntLog /vice/misc updateclnt updateclnt Log of updateclnt activity.
UpdateSrvLog /vice/misc updatesrv updatesrv Log of updatesrv activity.
AuthLog /vice/ auth2 auth2   Log of authentication server activity.
venus.conf Client: /etc/coda venus-setup hand Venus configuration file. Several other programs use it to get server names.